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Programme Assistant 15 April 2021 Nat. Specialist OHCHR Lebanon
Open

Programme Assistant

National Specialist
OHCHR
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
until 31 December 2021
15 April 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Programme Assistant, will:

  • Provides assistance in support of planning and implementation activities/processes in relation with OHCHR technical engagement with Syrian civil society and other stakeholders;

  • Conduct researches, data collection and analysis on specific programmes/project related topics, including attending meetings upon delegation, note taking and minutes, preparation of a variety of periodic and ad hoc reports, unofficial translation of documents, statistical tables, graphic content, and other relevant background materials;

  • Assists in the coordination of programme/project planning and preparation; monitors status of programme/project proposals and related activities and deliverables; assists with logistics and IT tasks related to activities, travel arrangements, procurement of equipment and services etc, in close coordination with the administrative unit;

  • Assists in the preparation and analysis of programme/project budget proposals; provides assistance in the implementation of budget guidelines;
  • Supports programme/project managers on internal/external reporting; provides assistance on reporting requirements as per donors’ relevant guidelines, rules and procedures;

  • Contributes to preparation of publications in multiple languages (English and Arabic), including coordination with editor, translation and printing services etc.;
  • Drafts correspondence and communications related to delegated aspects of programme/project administration, including work plan and budgets, revisions and other related issues;

  • Conducts any other related tasks as required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. law, political science, international relations, development, or area related to human rights;
48 Months
  • At least four years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in human rights, development, programme management, or other relevant programmes; experience with civil society is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in human rights, civic space, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

1.Go to https://vmam.unv.org/

2.If not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool, please register your profile following below steps:

a. Click on “Candidate Signup”, enter your basic personal information and click “Sign Up”.

b. You will receive a notification e-mail to your registered e-mail

c. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address

d. Complete all the required sections under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.

e. If you have more than one nationality, make sure to add Lebanon as your current nationality otherwise your application will not be considered for national UNV assignments

f. Click “Submit my profile”

g. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Programme Assistant (LBNR000418), click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

3.If already registered in the UNV Talent Pool:

a. Update your profile under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.

b. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Programme Assistant (LBNR000418)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.